Push for change reaches Moosomin Monday
May 7, 2017 6:35 pm
The Push for Change’s Former Homeless Youth Turned CEO, Joe Roberts is pushing his shopping cart across the Saskatchewan border and into Moosomin on Monday, May 8.
It will be Day 373 out of 517, when Joe Roberts and The Push for Change campaign bid the Province of Manitoba “thank you and farewell” as he crosses into Saskatchewan through Moosomin, May 8th.
To date, Joe has travelled over 6,800 km across Canada, pushing a shopping cart on-foot to bring attention and awareness to the issue of youth homelessness to reach Moosomin – a southern Saskatchewan town founded in 1882.
Joe Roberts will be in the province of Saskatchewan from May 8th through to June 11th.
Joe will reach the Saskatchewan border at 10 am Saskatchewan time/11am Manitoba time Monday, and there will be a ceremony at the border as the Manitoba RCMP division hands off responsibility to the Saskatchewan division at the Welcome to Saskatchewan sign on the Trans-Canada Highway.
Joe will then visit Maryfield on Tuesday. At 1:15pm Tuesday there will be a Rally at Hwy 48 & Main St to join the Walk with Joe to Maryfield School At 1:45pm Tuesday there will be a Push for Change presentation at Maryfield School.
50% of funds raised in Saskatchewan will stay in Saskatchewan and be allocated for youth homeless initiatives when the charitable organization is involved in the planning of events.
The Push for Change Foundation is a national charity led by Joe Roberts, a successful businessman who was homeless as a teenager. Joe is pushing a shopping cart (a symbol of homelessness) across Canada, raising awareness and funds to prevent youth homelessness by engaging at over 400 community events. Currently walking 24 km a day, Roberts will arrive in Vancouver, BC on Sept. 30th, 2017, for a total of 9,000 km in 17 months. Further information about The Push for Change campaign is available at www.thepushforchange.com